Archive for October 22nd, 2019

Decline in MBA applications accelerates…

October 22, 2019

Schools pressured to innovate programs and tighten cost belts.


According to data collected by the WSJ

Applications to American M.B.A. programs fell for the fifth straight year … down by 9.1% last year to just over 135,000.

Elite schools — except for Chicago (my alma mater) – are experiencing declines and being forced to dig deeper into their still formidable pile of applications … i.e. increase their acceptance rates.


What’s going on?